Maj. George Washington Morgan (CSA)

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George Washington "Wash" Morgan

Also Known As: "Washington "Wash" Morgan"
Birthplace: Calhoun, McMinn, Tennessee, United States
Death: Died in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States
Cause of death: Wounded October 17 1862 in Civil War battle near Ashland, Ky.; lived 11 days before succumming to his wounds
Place of Burial: Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Colonel Gideon Morgan, Jr and Mary Margaret Morgan
Husband of Martha Keziah Morgan
Father of Mary Sevier Morgan; Gideon Hazen Morgan; Frank Mayo Morgan; Ellen Ziporah "Ellie" Morgan; Margaret Elizabeth Morgan and 3 others
Brother of Margaret Ann "Peggy" Morgan; Elizabeth Lowery McElrath; Cherokee America Morgan; Rufus Montezuma Morgan; Amanda Patience Morgan and 3 others

Occupation: Major in Confederate Army
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About Maj. George Washington Morgan (CSA)

George Washington Morgan was a Captain in the U.S. Army during the War with Mexico, serving in most of the battles from Vera Cruz to Mexico City. Later during the War Between the States, he was a Major in the 2nd Kentucky Cavalry, Confederate States of America. He was wounded 17th of October, 1862 in a battle near Ashland, Kentucky, surving for approximately 11 days before passing away from his wounds. He was serving under the Command of General John Hunt Morgan at the time of his death.

"The Chapman Roll, a 1851 enrollment of Cherokees east of the Mississippi, enumerated the family of Margaret and Gideon's son, George Washington Morgan, as Family No. 1 in Monroe Co.,Tenn. George's age is listed as 33 years, and he is said to be of mixed blood, married to a white woman, and the father of Mary S. Morgan, aged 2 years, and Gideon Morgan, aged 1 year. Gideon Morgan, Sr., is enumerated as Family No. 2 in Monroe County, He is identified as a 73-year old white male whose wife, a native Cherokee, was in Arkansas.[11] A note indicates Gideon had died since enrollment."

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Maj. George Washington Morgan (CSA)'s Timeline

December 1, 1819
Calhoun, McMinn, Tennessee, United States
Age 29
Citico, TN
April 3, 1851
Age 31
Athens, TN
March 12, 1853
Age 33
Age 34
October 5, 1855
Age 35
Age 36
April 12, 1858
Age 38
May 6, 1860
Age 40